The Aral Sea Environment

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ISBN: 978-3-540-88276-3 (Print) 978-3-540-88277-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

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    Pages 11-23

    History of Investigation and Exploration of the Aral Sea

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    Pages 25-44

    Paleogeographical History of the Aral Sea

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    Pages 45-63

    The Aral Sea Under Natural Conditions (Till 1960)

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    Pages 65-73

    Socio-Economic Conditions of the Aral Sea Region Before 1960

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    Pages 75-82

    Reasons for the Environmental and Socio-Economic Crisis

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    Pages 83-100

    Regional Climate Variability

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    Pages 101-121

    Amudarya and Syrdarya Rivers and Their Deltas

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    Pages 123-145

    Physical Oceanography of the Large Aral Sea

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    Pages 147-179

    Satellite Monitoring of the Aral Sea Region

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    Pages 181-193

    Aral Sea Level Variability

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    Pages 195-218

    Ice Conditions from Historical and Satellite Observations

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    Pages 219-233

    Chemistry of the Large Aral Sea

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    Pages 235-282

    Biodiversity

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    Pages 283-303

    Archaeology and Its Relevance to Climate and Water Level Changes: A Review

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    Pages 305-315

    Creeping Environmental Disasters: Central Asia’s Aral Seas

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    Pages 317-327

    Conclusions

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 329-335